Antique 19th Century 14K Gold & Shell Cameo Pin Woman Driving Chariot
Presented is a completely hand carved shell cameo and 14 karat gold pin made
during the mid 1800s. This piece is most likely Italian in origin. The cameo
depicts a woman driving a chariot. This is a beautifully carved shell cameo.
The frame or mounting is 14 karat yellow gold. The pin has an old C style
and is guaranteed to be 14 karat gold purity. The pin stem is not gold.
This piece is in great overall condition for its age. There are a few lines
in the cameo, but it is completely structurally sound. A chip to the bottom
left corner has been filled in. There are no other flaws.
The cameo measures 1 3/4 by 2 1/4 inches and it weighs 13.4 grams.